A Companion to the History of the English Language Information

A Companion to the History of the English Language addressesthe linguistic, cultural, social, and literary approaches tolanguage study. The first text to offer a complete survey of thefield, this volume provides the most up-to-date insights of leadinginternational scholars.

  • An accessible reference to the history of the Englishlanguage
  • Comprises more than sixty essays written by leadinginternational scholars
  • Aids literature students in incorporating language study intotheir work
  • Includes an historical survey of the English language, from itsGermanic and Indo- European beginnings to modern British andAmerican English
  • Enriched with maps, diagrams, and illustrations from historicalpublications
  • Introduces the latest scholarship in the field

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